9News Early Edition from Matt Williams: February 14, 2012 - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

I-Team exposes hit and run crash involving police officer

 


From the desk of Matt Williams: Coming up this morning

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TODAY'S LOCAL HEADLINES

I-Team: Cop Out

A Baton Rouge police officer involved in a hit and run gets 30 days suspension without pay, but a district attorney decided not to prosecute him on the hit and run charge. More

NAACP & Metro Council discuss EBR school issues

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board's issues are taking center stage and raising eyebrows, so much so that Metro Council members and the NAACP are stepping in. More

LSU identifies driver in crash that left 5 dead

LSU has released the name of the only person that had not been identified in an accident that killed five people Friday on I-10 near New Orleans. More

Police search for missing man

The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in the search for a man has been missing since Jan. 23. More

High school student sets himself on fire

A 16-year-old Baton Rouge boy is recovering from minor injuries after he set his own shirt on fire Monday morning. More

 


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